He was born Dec. 7, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jackie C. and Lora Haynes Bridges. He married Peggy Sorrels.
Bridges was a former truck driver, and member of Elco Baptist Church. He started the anti-drug "No More Sunsets" The Last Days of a Meth Addict campaign: www.michaeljasonenterprises.com.
Survivors include his wife of Cape Girardeau; a son, Codi Bridges of Cobden, Ill.; two daughters, Susanna Bridges and Maria Sharp of Millcreek, Ill.; his father and companion, Jackie Bridges and Brenda Kuehnert of Cape Girardeau; mother and stepfather, Lora and Randy Swink of Anna, Ill.
Also a stepson, Christopher Robinson and children Atreyu and Tristin Robinson of Cape Girardeau; a stepdaughter, Melissa Robinson and children Lucus and Jacob Summers of Cape Girardeau; a brother, Jonathan Bridges and wife Donna and daughter Elizabeth Bridges of Cape Girardeau; paternal grandmother, Wilma Bridges of Tamms; maternal grandmother, Florence Haynes of Ullin, Ill.; an uncle, Eddie Bridges and wife Pam and family of Marquand, Mo.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Shawn was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Jason Bridges; and grandfathers, Leonard Bridges and Gene Haynes.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau, and from 8 a.m. to service time Thursday at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Jones Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jake Ervin and the Rev. Buddy Walls officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery near Dongola, Ill.